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SubjectRe: [PATCH][GIT PULL] tracing/wakeup: move access to wakeup_cpu into spinlock
On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 10:40:47AM -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
>
> Ingo,
>
> I believe this is the fix for the oops that Maneesh saw. What he explains
> he did sounds like it would trigger the race. Reading the trace output
> resets wakeup_task to NULL and wakeup_cpu to -1. And he hit the bug by
> just reading the trace in a while loop.
>
> Please pull the latest tip/tracing/ftrace-1 tree, which can be found at:
>
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/rostedt/linux-2.6-trace.git
> tip/tracing/ftrace-1
>
>
> Steven Rostedt (1):
> tracing/wakeup: move access to wakeup_cpu into spinlock
>
> ----
> kernel/trace/trace_sched_wakeup.c | 6 +++---
> 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> ---------------------------
> commit 8ac070ca952d14c57e3d772e203fd117161cc596
> Author: Steven Rostedt <srostedt@redhat.com>
> Date: Thu Mar 26 10:25:24 2009 -0400
>
> tracing/wakeup: move access to wakeup_cpu into spinlock
>
> Impact: fix for race condition
>
> The code had the following outside the lock:
>
> if (next != wakeup_task)
> return;
>
> pc = preempt_count();
>
> /* The task we are waiting for is waking up */
> data = wakeup_trace->data[wakeup_cpu];
>
> On initialization, wakeup_task is NULL and wakeup_cpu -1. This code
> is not under a lock. If wakeup_task is set on another CPU as that
> task is waking up, we can see the wakeup_task before wakeup_cpu is
> set. If we read wakeup_cpu while it is still -1 then we will have
> a bad data pointer.
>
> This patch moves the reading of wakeup_cpu within the protection of
> the spinlock used to protect the writing of wakeup_cpu and wakeup_task.
>
> Reported-by: Maneesh Soni <maneesh@in.ibm.com>
> Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt <srostedt@redhat.com>
>
> diff --git a/kernel/trace/trace_sched_wakeup.c b/kernel/trace/trace_sched_wakeup.c
> index 3c5ad6b..9e4ce4c 100644
> --- a/kernel/trace/trace_sched_wakeup.c
> +++ b/kernel/trace/trace_sched_wakeup.c
> @@ -138,9 +138,6 @@ probe_wakeup_sched_switch(struct rq *rq, struct task_struct *prev,
>
> pc = preempt_count();
>
> - /* The task we are waiting for is waking up */
> - data = wakeup_trace->data[wakeup_cpu];
> -
> /* disable local data, not wakeup_cpu data */
> cpu = raw_smp_processor_id();
> disabled = atomic_inc_return(&wakeup_trace->data[cpu]->disabled);
> @@ -154,6 +151,9 @@ probe_wakeup_sched_switch(struct rq *rq, struct task_struct *prev,
> if (unlikely(!tracer_enabled || next != wakeup_task))
> goto out_unlock;
>
> + /* The task we are waiting for is waking up */
> + data = wakeup_trace->data[wakeup_cpu];
> +
> trace_function(wakeup_trace, CALLER_ADDR1, CALLER_ADDR2, flags, pc);
> tracing_sched_switch_trace(wakeup_trace, prev, next, flags, pc);
>
>

Hi Steven,

I still the oops with the patch,

BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 0000000000000008
IP: [<ffffffff802d2259>] probe_wakeup_sched_switch+0xd2/0x1ac
PGD 1d68e9067 PUD 1e6cdf067 PMD 0
Oops: 0000 [#1] SMP
last sysfs file: /sys/devices/pci0000:0c/0000:0c:00.0/irq
CPU 5
Modules linked in: autofs4 hidp rfcomm l2cap bluetooth iptable_filter ip_tables ip6t_REJECT xt_tcpudp ip6table_filter ip6_tables x_tables ipv6 dm_mirror dm_region_hash dm_log dm_multipath scsi_dh dm_mod sbs sbshc battery ac parport_pc lp parport sg sr_mod ide_cd_mod cdrom serio_raw acpi_memhotplug button tg3 libphy i2c_piix4 i2c_core pcspkr usb_storage uhci_hcd ohci_hcd ehci_hcd aacraid sd_mod scsi_mod ext3 jbd
Pid: 6095, comm: cat Not tainted 2.6.29-tip-test #2 eserver xSeries 366-[88632RA]-
RIP: 0010:[<ffffffff802d2259>] [<ffffffff802d2259>] probe_wakeup_sched_switch+0xd2/0x1ac
RSP: 0000:ffff8801e6d03ea0 EFLAGS: 00010046
RAX: 0000000000000000 RBX: ffff8800281989a0 RCX: 0000000000000046
RDX: ffff8800281989a0 RSI: ffffffff8020d56d RDI: ffffffff811de480
RBP: ffff8801e6d03ed0 R08: 0000000000000000 R09: 0000000000000000
R10: 0000000000000000 R11: 0000000000000001 R12: 0000000000000046
R13: ffff88022f232820 R14: 0000000000000000 R15: 0000000000000005
FS: 00007f98b94cb6e0(0000) GS:ffff88002818b000(0000) knlGS:0000000000000000
CS: 0010 DS: 0000 ES: 0000 CR0: 000000008005003b
CR2: 0000000000000008 CR3: 0000000224595000 CR4: 00000000000006e0
DR0: 0000000000000000 DR1: 0000000000000000 DR2: 0000000000000000
DR3: 0000000000000000 DR6: 00000000ffff0ff0 DR7: 0000000000000400
Process cat (pid: 6095, threadinfo ffff8801e6d02000, task ffff8801d6935040)
Stack:
ffff8801d6935040 ffff880224981230 ffff88002819dd40 0000003b4ae00aa0
00007fffc14df830 ffff88002819dd40 ffff8801e6d03f70 ffffffff806f8264
0000000000000002 ffff8801e6d03f48 ffff8801d6935040 ffff88022f232820
Call Trace:
[<ffffffff806f8264>] schedule+0xd99/0x10f9
[<ffffffff806fb61b>] ? trace_hardirqs_on_thunk+0x3a/0x3c
[<ffffffff8027d2cb>] ? delayed_work_timer_fn+0x0/0x38
[<ffffffff8020d56d>] retint_careful+0x12/0x2e
Code: 2d ad de f2 00 75 77 48 63 05 ac de f2 00 48 8b 4d 00 45 89 f0 48 8b 3d 8e de f2 00 48 8b 71 08 48 8b 5c c7 28 48 8b 01 4c 89 e1 <48> 8b 50 08 e8 f6 9f ff ff 48 8b 3d 6f de f2 00 48 8b 75 d0 45
RIP [<ffffffff802d2259>] probe_wakeup_sched_switch+0xd2/0x1ac
RSP <ffff8801e6d03ea0>
CR2: 0000000000000008
thanks
Maneesh




--
Maneesh Soni
Linux Technology Center
IBM India Systems and Technology Lab,
Bangalore, India.


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